MLA 2022

Washington, DC (and online)

January 6-9, 2022

Literary Onomastics: Theory and Practice

Program arranged by the American Name Society

Presiding: Maggie Scott, University of Salford (UK)

  1. Thinking Onomastically about (Auto)Biographical Drama: Naming the Self, Playing the Other; Ryan Borochovitz, U of Toronto
  2. To Stray or Not to Stray: Deconstruction, Weak Subjectivity, and Modernity in Henry James’s The Ambassadors; Daniel Dufournaud, York U
  3. Between the Name We Want to Give (and the One Given to Us): Hegel and ‘Kafka’; Matthew Gilmore, independent scholar